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Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-31-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 11,172
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
good to know, Nate. its about time i rig up a...

good to know, Nate. its about time i rig up a bottle jack press in the shop anyway, but might as well try the lean-on-it-method first...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-31-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 11,172
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
thanks a good point. i've been checking the...

thanks a good point. i've been checking the fluid level every time i shut it off, so i'm bleeding the coolant pressure at that point. i'll be sure to keep doing that!
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-31-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 11,172
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Thanks for the post, Bill. Hopefully it's...

Thanks for the post, Bill. Hopefully it's something obvious like that on mine. I think I lubed them good but i'll definitely slather it on this time around. I just whacked it back together with a...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-29-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 11,172
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Not from what I read. That would be fuel in the...

Not from what I read. That would be fuel in the water.

And oil in the fuel is bad injector o-rings.

It seems to be pretty clear cut based on pressures - what fluids go where when different...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-29-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 11,172
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Nope just the o-rings. That core is like $250, so...

Nope just the o-rings. That core is like $250, so I just re-ringed it being as I never had a problem with it.

I did put the melling HPOP on though, which runs a slightly higher pressure, so it's...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-29-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 11,172
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Very true - though I very nearly had the whole...

Very true - though I very nearly had the whole engine apart at the same time as the oil cooler rebuild :-)

From what I read though, there aren't really any other spots for oil to get into the...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-29-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 11,172
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Hey guys - haven't posted in forever as I've been...

Hey guys - haven't posted in forever as I've been finishing up little things on the truck and neglected projects around the house.

Anyway the trucks been running great for 2 months now - until...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-21-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
where your CCV terminates has nothing to do with...

where your CCV terminates has nothing to do with performance on these trucks (assuming a stock intake/turbo setup). if you have no intercooler it will not hurt to run it into the intake as any fumes...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-21-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 574
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
i'd have to go out and measure. ...and i'd have...

i'd have to go out and measure. ...and i'd have to measure off the frame as my bumper is pretty bent and hanging down. i just threw this old one on there to get the truck through inspection. i'm...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-21-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 574
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
well, hopefully i don't bend the frame... i...

well, hopefully i don't bend the frame... i don't see myself exceeding capacity, and i really don't see 16,000 lbs (times maybe 2 or 3 g's at a big bump in the road) bending our frames.

i do...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-20-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
my light's been coming on in wet weather...

my light's been coming on in wet weather recently. i'm interested. got an pictures of it installed?
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-20-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 574
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Brad (and others): hopefully my recent...

Brad (and others): hopefully my recent experience helps.

i have that drawtight hitch on that blue F250 i stopped by your place with. i also just installed the shorter mounting Curt hitch you...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-18-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
If your front bolts are rusted that bad, they...

If your front bolts are rusted that bad, they likely all are.

I just took my truck apart completely a few months ago and cab and rad support bolts were one of the worst jobs in the whole project....
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-16-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 598
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Just throwing this out in case the OP doesn't...

Just throwing this out in case the OP doesn't have this licked yet. When I did my DIY setup I replaced the fuel hoses lines going from the frame to the engine. In putting the new ones on, I crossed...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-06-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
To add to this: I did these exact components...

To add to this:

I did these exact components on that exact driveshaft a year or so ago. All u-joints are the same, but I had to cut my old u-joints out, they were so rusted.

And I don't...
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